Julian Pollard – Principal, East Midlands
Julian qualified as an ACA with PWC in 1988 and then spent 10 years with blue chip, international businesses, Rothmans and Dunlop Slazenger Group, in group accounting, subsidiary controller and divisional finance director roles.
For the last 15 years Julian has worked at Board level with a variety of SMEs largely in a financial/general management portfolio role for a private investment trust, and latterly as CFO and MD in owner managed businesses.
Julian’s SME sector experience includes financial technology, telecoms, sub contract engineering, timber treatment services, building services, property development, publishing, professional sport and even an iron foundry.
He has a vast array of commercial and corporate experience, but his particular strengths include business planning and development, enhancing control and management information, turnarounds, trade exits, business integrations and working capital management.
Julian is married with two teenage daughters, and enjoys playing competitive tennis, keeping fit and and watching most sports.